Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith — Traditional Cape Malay Food

Lamb Spinach

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Lamb Spinach Salwaa Smith - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights This recipe is a good one for introducing spinach to children. They’ll get all the nutrients spinach has to offer without them knowing they eating it! 1kg lamb pieces (you may use with or deboned lamb pieces) ¼ cup cooking oil 2 large onions, peeled and chopped 2 tsps fresh grated ginger 2 tsps crushed garlic 1 – 2 tsps chilli powder (or to taste) 2 tsps salt (or to taste) 2 tsps garam masala #capemalaycooking 500g fresh spinach, chopped 1 large red pepper, roughly chopped 3 green chillies,...

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Pear and Chocolate Pudding

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Pear and Chocolate Pudding – Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights – Salwaa Smith [caption id="attachment_42479" align="aligncenter" width="490"] Pear & Chocolate Pudding[/caption] This dessert is so versatile and is suitable for both winter or summer. Serve the pear and pudding with vanilla ice cream on a warm day. For a cold winter’s day it can be served with a chocolate sauce and or thin custard. Very easy to make with the minimum of fuss using everyday store cupboard ingredients.   Ingredients: 3 large eggs ¾ cup sugar ½ cup juice of the canned pears ½ cup vegetable oil 2 tsps...

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Boeber - 15th Ramadaan

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[caption id="attachment_42216" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Boeber - Traditional Milk Drink[/caption] A traditional South African Cape Malay recipe, the taste is so rich and sugary. Boeber is made of milk, vermicelli, sago, sugar or condensed milk flavoured with cardamoms, stick cinnamon and rose water. If you like a "thicker" boeber add more sago. Boeber is traditionally served on the fifteenth night of Ramadan to celebrate the middle of the fast. The evening of the 15th day of Ramadaan is special for those who had fasted the first 15 days. They are known as people who are ‘op die berg' Many, many years ago after...

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Fish Breyani

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[caption id="attachment_28731" align="alignnone" width="490"] Fish Breyani[/caption] Fish Breyani - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith Serves 6 3 cups long grain rice 1 ½ cups frozen mixed vegetables 1 cup vegetable oil 3 large potatoes 2 large onions, sliced thinly 1 kg any firm fish pieces of your choice 1 tomato, chopped ¼ cup buttermilk 1 – 2 green chillies, chopped 1 ½ tsp jeera / cumin 3 cloves 3 allspice 3 cardamoms 2 stick cinnamons 1 tsp salt 2 Tbsp butter   Fish Masala 7 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp salt ½ - 1 tsp...

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Cape Malay Koesisters

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Koesisters - Cape Malay Cooking & Other Delights - Salwaa Smith Traditional Sunday morning breakfast. Spicy version of doughnuts, this recipe makes 30 koesisters [caption id="attachment_29386" align="alignnone" width="300"] Cape Malay Koesisters[/caption] Ingredients 500 grams cake flour (4 x 250ml) 1 teaspoon dry ginger powder 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder 2 teaspoons aniseed powder Rind of 1 naartjie / satsuma, dried and ground (optional) 1 packet instant yeast 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup boiling water 1 dessert spoon butter 1 medium egg milk as needed 750ml vegetable oil for frying Method: Using a measuring jug, melt butter and sugar...

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